Reverse the plans to scrap the free TV licence for over 75s
Add your name to our letter telling Old Bexley & Sidcup Conservative MP James Brokenshire Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to reverse the plans to scrap the TV licence for over 75s.
- Poverty levels in this age group is 18.5% compared to 11% among the whole population.
- Our pensions are below that of Mexico & Chile one measurement puts us 36th in the world league.
- The German state pension is £26,000, the French state Pension is £15,811 and the British state pension is £7,488.
Old Bexley & Sidcup Labour believes:
- Free TV Licences for 75 year olds must continue.
- The Treasury concession to the BBC is due to end in June 2020 and there is a possibility that this burden may be passed on by the BBC, saving £745 million a year.
- This concession is to be reinstated.
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